Dec 23, 2012 8:00pm PST
a phone number for a private line to santa and norad's predecessor got the calls instead. as technology has evolved so has the way kids keep tabs on mister claus. first phone calls, then the web. >> it looks like it's going to be another successful journey thanks to norad. >> reporter: now there's norad santa tracker apps for iphone, android and windows phone users, and sleigh watchers can also keep up on bing maps or on twitter, at norad santa. norad had been tracking santa with google earth since 2004, but this year the two entities went separate ways. norad's teamed with microsoft, and google has set up a tool of their own. google's santa tracker has been highlighting north pole preps in the lead-up to christmas. and in his spare time, santa's been making phone calls to good girls and boys, and sending messages via his google plus page. on the big night, kids of all ages can watch santa hop from continent to continent with google maps and google earth. those out doing last-minute shopping can follow along with their smartphone app for android. i'm karin caifa reporting. >> coming up,
Dec 24, 2012 8:00pm PST
for that about them. ward, where they are. ior, where they are, now, technology to the rescue now, there is a great, free application called tough gyft... is a free application,. and it will allow you to take the physical gift card and up load to with your card. and this will be valued on to your phone entered when you are at this door, you can use the bar code, that you can present to the cashier. and through this gift application, you can even traded something else. or even resubmit it to someone else. a great way to hike said it cut card through facebook, and a pretty novel idea. gamow gabe slate tech report >> the annual toward driv towars coming up short on donations. there on the right, california on the left, will bring snow to the mountains, your forecast, coming out +3 music's, ready ! share the harmony... she'll be here soon ! she'll love this ! share a sweeter welcome... hey, hola, cómo estás ? hello, hey everyone. hi. es un pla-cer co-no-cer-te. encantada. share everything. this holiday get verizon's share everything plan. unlimited talk, text and shareable data... .
Dec 29, 2012 8:00pm PST
exploration took flight. kron 4 technology reporter gabe slate gives us a look back. >>> stop online piracy act...or 'sopa'.. activated an online protest.. and the web cried censorship.it was protest. with petitions calling for and organized boycotts. and wouldn't you know, that it worked! ahhh.. the power of organized internet community. >>> when facebook went public it was the most hyped stock ip0 - however many lost money when it opened at $38 but that was much overvalued. and dropped quickly. it bottomed out below $18. since then it has been steadily rebounding at currently, $25. >>> also, the trial war of 2012 from apple & samsung it is going to take a while for it to unfold. patents related to their tablets and smart phones... and so far apple is winning. samsung will pay apple $1.5 billion in damage. for infringing on their ideas >> also the era of commercial private space exploration has been started by the founder of tesla motors. the space exploration " dragon " made history when it successfully delivered cargo to the international space station. >> we are bringing phones into the